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    Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Listing price is 150,000 Yuan, which is about £17,800 / $21,700.
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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Hexus should buy it and give it away in a Forum competition

    Edit: or for the $25k reward, buy it and return it for $3.2k profit.

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by virtuo View Post
    Hexus should buy it and give it away in a Forum competition

    Edit: or for the $25k reward, buy it and return it for $3.2k profit.
    Quote Originally Posted by Article
    "original information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a criminal suspect"
    You also need someone to be put forward to be arrested though, and I can't imagine that you'll get many volunteers

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Someone, eventually, is going to end up in big trouble over this. *munches popcorn*

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by imadaily View Post
    You also need someone to be put forward to be arrested though, and I can't imagine that you'll get many volunteers
    Fairly sure the mods/Admins automatically volunteer for stuff like that as part of the job description

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    A Kensington lock costs pennies compared to the machines. That is why they are used...

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    I bet Linus stole it

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by Sunderas View Post
    A Kensington lock costs pennies compared to the machines. That is why they are used...
    OTOH

    The machines ... went missing from the Razer Press room about 4pm PST on Sunday, 8th January ...
    That's basically right at the end of show/start of take-down, so they were probably packed/cased ready for shipping, rather than on display, when stolen, and having a kensington lock would've solved nothing. Which is pretty much what I inferred from an earlier story where CES organisers made a rather curious comment about not allowing contractors on site for take-down until an hour after the show closes...

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Ha ha, definitely! Would love a quick review video in his style. I'm not too sure how I feel about a laptop with 3 screens though...

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Sunderas View Post
    A Kensington lock costs pennies compared to the machines. That is why they are used...
    OTOH

    The machines ... went missing from the Razer Press room about 4pm PST on Sunday, 8th January ...
    That's basically right at the end of show/start of take-down, so they were probably packed/cased ready for shipping, rather than on display, when stolen, and having a kensington lock would've solved nothing. Which is pretty much what I inferred from an earlier story where CES organisers made a rather curious comment about not allowing contractors on site for take-down until an hour after the show closes...
    Supported by the fact the video above shows at least one of the two was inside a locked glass display cabinet. Even if nicking the demonstration one would have been easy, the other would have had to have been taken out of the display cabinet first.

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Thats' funny, you know that

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by LeetyMcLeet View Post
    I bet Linus stole it
    https://youtu.be/EnMpTwepoDo

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Great Publicity don't you think?

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by Sunderas View Post
    A Kensington lock costs pennies compared to the machines. That is why they are used...
    You can defeat a Kensington lock with a small piece of rolled up card. Youtube it.
    Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes; after that, who cares?! He's a mile away and you've got his shoes!


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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Quote Originally Posted by Spreadie View Post
    You can defeat a Kensington lock with a small piece of rolled up card. Youtube it.
    You can defeat a glass cabinet with a fist, doesn't mean anyone's going to do it in the middle of a CES showroom without getting caught :-P

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    Re: Stolen Razer Project Valerie appears on Chinese auction site

    Why would you put a Kensington lock on the a thing that you planned to get stolen?

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